[ thee-an-thruh-piz-uhm ]
/ θiˈæn θrəˌpɪz əm /
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the doctrine of the union of the divine and human natures, especially the manifestation of God as man in Christ.
the attribution of human nature to the gods.
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Origin of theanthropism
OTHER WORDS FROM theanthropismthe·an·thro·pist, noun
Words nearby theanthropism
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British Dictionary definitions for theanthropism
/ (θiːˈænθrəˌpɪzəm) /
the ascription of human traits or characteristics to a god or gods
Christian theol the doctrine of the hypostatic union of the divine and human natures in the single person of Christ
Derived forms of theanthropismtheanthropic, adjectivetheanthropist, noun
Word Origin for theanthropism
C19: from Ecclesiastical Greek theanthrōpos (from theos god + anthrōpos man) + -ism
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